In addition to being a Disnerd and a lover of fairy tales, I’m also a (lousy) ballet dancer, and was to saddened to hear of the death of Maria Tallchief, one of the most talented American ballet dancers of the twentieth century and the first Native American prima ballerina of a major company.

Photo by Walter B. Owen: Maria Tallchief in George Balanchine’s Scotch Symphony, from the New York City Ballet Archives.

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      Oh no… I used to do ballet, from age 4-14ish. I did a oral report on her. Had a book on her, and dressed up as her for a...
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      The idea of a dress made in Anna Pavlova’s Honnor really moves me. What I wouldn’t have given to see that women dance.
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